Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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What potentially-identfiying (personal or device) data is available to 3rd-party apps on AppleTV?

Based on experience with 3rd-generation AppleTV (Apple TV Software 6.2 (based on iOS 7.1.2) Wikipedia), I have concerns about the privacy of my usage behavior. Not from Apple per se, but from the ...
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Can the Time Capsule serve an Apple TV without a powered on Mac?

We have an Apple TV (3rd gen) and a 2 TB Time Capsule on which we know how to store movies already. One can use the Time Capsule and simply add movies stored on it into the iTunes library. However, ...
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Apple TV functions as Airplay target, not independently

I have a setup that looks like this: +-------------------+ +---------------+ | | +---------------+ | | | Apple TV | | ...
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What are the networking requirements for a successful AirPlay connection?

We are using devices we know are capable of AirPlay (iphone 5 on ios7, apple tv3). Sometimes the phone can see the apple tv, sometimes it cannot. When it cannot, we check, and the apple tv IS still ...
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When playing a TV in iTunes via AirPlay to Apple TV, it doesn't play the next episode

I have some TV shows in iTunes that I am AirPlaying to my Apple TV, at the end of each episode AirPlay disconnects and iTunes doesn't play the next episode. Is this default behaviour or do I need to ...
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Does AirPlaying content from VPN protected laptop expose content beyond local network?

If I AirPlay something from my laptop, which connects to the internet via VPN, to my Apple TV which connects to my wifi router which is NOT VPN protected, is the content I'm AirPlaying exposed beyond ...
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Need to re-pair keyboard with Apple TV everytime

I have the latest Apple TV paired with Apple wireless keyboard. I can pair it in the first time, although not very smoothly. After that, I need to re-pair my keyboard with Apple TV every time. Any ...
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Log out of Apple TV

Can you sign out of Apple TV using an iPad or phone? I logged into my exs Apple TV and now I am not sure what he can see or use in my stuff.
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AirPlay on Apple TV works for iOS devices but not for Macs

I am trying to use AirPlay mirroring in a conference room-style setup using a 3rd-generation Apple TV. All software is fully-updated (as of 7/24/2014). All devices are connected to a strong network ...
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Can I use 4G LTE (Cellular Data) and Airplay using Wifi w/ No Internet connection at the same time?

I've looked for an answer to this but still haven't found one that works. I want to use my iPhone as my primary source of internet. I am currently an ATT Uverse DSL customer, but I want to cut the ...
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Bought 2nd hand AppleTV, Privacy?

I bought a second hand appletv. My main concern now is my privacy. Will the person from who I bought it from see what I am doing with it? Will he see when I try to log in using my appleId and see ...
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Restoring bricked Apple TV

Apple TV 2nd generation stopped booting. It just shows Apple logo, then disconnects, then shows it again and never reaches the UI. I've just restored from a PC but it didn't help. (tried that twice). ...
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How can I figure out why my Apple TV drops connection when using AirPlay

Hi – I have a really frustrating issue with my Apple TV(s). I have two of them, and several iOS devices, and this issue exists for all combinations. The issue: I'll be streaming something in Safari, ...
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Airplay mirroring with extended desktop: how to choose which apps end up on Apple TV?

I use my Macbook hooked up to a TV via HDMI for most of my work, and want to use Airplay mirroring from my Mac to extend my desktop and play online videos full screen on my Apple TV while also being ...
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AppleTV Air Mirroring: does the signal go through the WIFI router?

A general question about how AirMirroring works, because I've some freezing problems and I would like to know if connecting my Apple TV to the rough by ehternet cable could help. N.B. I'm not ...
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Watch World Cup on Apple TV

How do you watch the World Cup on an Apple TV? Can somebody give me a tutorial with pictures? I do not have any cable subscription whatsoever. I heard that you can watch it on ESPN on Apple TV, but I ...
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Rental Movie from Iphone to Apple TV

I am wondering if my iTunes rental purchased from my iPhone is available on my Apple TV?
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YouTube not working on Apple TV

I cant view YouTube on Apple TV I only see the loading circle any suggestion on how to fix it would be appreciated
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Only seeing the wrong AirPlay device

I'm in a hotel equipped with Apple TVs and I can see my neighbor's Apple TV on AirPlay. I cannot, however, see the Apple TV in my own room. I went through the Apple TV settings and performed the ...
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Airplay stopped working

All of a sudden none of my ios devices are able to connect to the Apple TV via Airplay. The Airplay icon shows up in the Control center on my Iphone 5s and my ipad 3. If I choose to airplay, the music ...
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TV lagging when watching regular TV channels while Apple TV is on

One of my friends is setting up a TV for another friend, and noticed something very odd. I don't know the specifics of the TV, but we're talking a 2014 Samsung Smart TV that hasn't been cheap at all. ...
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How can I prevent my Mac from selecting my Apple TV as an audio source by default

I own an Apple TV at home and have an Apple TV at work. I play audio through my home's stereo system fairly often. Whenever I get into the office while being previously connected to the Apple TV at ...
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Apple TV 3 and H264 MKV playback?

I am debating on purchasing the WD LIVE or Apple TV 3. And I wanted to know if it is possible that the ATV can do .mkv and .avi playback on non-itunes media. (i.e. pulling it from my server)
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Can we make iPad or iPhone mirroring work even when video is played?

I tried both using (1) a lightning to HDMI cable, or (2) AirPlay with Apple TV, with iPad Air running iOS 7.1 and Apple TV latest Software version 6.1, but both seem to be able to mirror and once I ...
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iPhone Remote app and Apple TV

I have my Remote app set up on my iPhone to work with my Apple TV. This was easy because my Apple TV is linked with my Apple ID Account (which is obviously identified with both my phone and my ...
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View large photo library on AppleTV and iPad

I have several hundred gigabytes of photos. What is the most simple/efficient way to view these photos on both an AppleTV and an iPad/iPhone? -I don't want to store the photos on the devices ...
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First Gen Apple TV - would it make a good server?

I have a first gen ATV and I'm thinking of upgrading to the latest model - which leaves me with a first gen ATV with no purpose :) I have no interest in XBMC or using it as a media server - I had ...
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iTunes AirPlay to AppleTV works perfectly; System Preferences audio output to AppleTV jitters horribly?

Interesting one here, I have an iMac 2011 and a MBP 13" Retina 2013, the iMac works fine every which way, both are connected at 5GHz to my router, both running Mavericks. My MBP will jitter and pop ...
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How to rate movies on AppleTV

I just rented a movie on Apple TV. How do I give it a star rating, i.e 1-5 stars? When you select a movie on Apple TV, it shows a rotten tomatoes rating and a star rating. In the past I stumbled ...
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Is there any way to remotly access ios device from another ios device?

I have Ipod touch which is connected to TV. Is there any app that allow this Ipod be controlled remotely using another IOS device like Ipad? (for sure without jail breaking) Or more specifically, Is ...
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Streaming iPlayer from MBP to AppleTV

I'm thinking of getting an Apple TV and streaming BBC iPlayer to it via my 2009 MacBook Pro. So: Is it possible? What is the quality like on ATV content? Does it break up or buffer continuously or ...
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Home Sharing doesn't work when using WPA2

I'm having problems using Home Sharing with WPA2 personal. With WEP or no password, it's fine. Here's my setup: Late 2010 27" iMac used for wireless Internet Sharing, running Mavericks. Apple TV 2 ...
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Random Photo Steaming with Apple TV

I have my Apple TV set to stream random photos from the Apple TV file, while I listen to music. There are over 1200 photos in this file, but Apple TV seems to pick the same ones over and over ...
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Can I use an AppleTV when I travel off my home network?

I have a first generation AppleTV and I am wondering if I take it on vacation and connect to an HDTV with an HDMI cable, will it enable me to pickup programming off the WiFi in my vacation are for ...
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I cannot reach my ATV3 anymore after update MBA (late 2010) to 10.9

Since I updated my MacBook Air to 10.9 I cannot reach my AppleTV3 anymore. I know my MBA (Late 2010) will not be supported for mirroring anymore because of the lack of sandy bridge, but before the ...
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Apple TV AirPlay other than WiFi?

In the Apple TV, when enabling AirPlay it shows "step 1: connect to a wifi network". What if I have Ethernet? Bluetooth? Will only WiFi work?
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How can Apple TV connect to a LEAP-protected network?

I have a WiFi network protected by LEAP (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightweight_Extensible_Authentication_Protocol). When choosing the network on Apple TV, it doesn't go through - says it's missing ...
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Apple TV Not Waking on Demand for Computer Behind Switch

I can Home Share between a Mac Mini, Mac Pro, and my AppleTV with no problems as long as the two computers are awake. The ATV finds and streams the libraries with no problems. The Mac Mini and ATV ...
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MacBook Retina Pro to Apple TV using Airplay is glitchy

I have a 2013 Retina MacBook Pro running Mavericks and a brand new Apple TV (I've updated the software on it). When I use AirPlay to connect to my TV, one of two things happen. 1) It connects, then ...
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Is WIdi compatible with Apple TV?

Is it possible to stream WIDI to Apple TV? I have laptop with WIDI adapter and i want to stream from laptop to Apple tv
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Does AirPlay online stream to Apple TV still go through the iPad?

When we AirPlay the online stream on iPad to Apple TV, does the iPad remain in the chain (online stream to iPad and then iPad to Apple TV) or does the Apple TV virtually get and play that stream ...
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Setup Apple TV (2nd Gen) with neither a remote nor home sharing turned on

How to pair Apple TV (2nd gen) without a remote and without home sharing turned on?
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iPad tries to connect to Apple TV but then gives up

I am trying to set up my Apple TV and running into some difficulties. I can see the mirroring option on the iPad, and when I select it I can see my Apple TV. When I select these options it nothing ...
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What are the compression/resolution/bandwidth limitations of Airplay mirroring?

In a perfect world Airplay mirroring would display identical results compared to an HDMI cable. In other words, the frames per second, resolution, and image quality would be unaffected by the use of ...
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iTunes KERNELBASE.dll crash - Windows 7 Home Premium

Since I have updated iTunes (11.1.3.8) on my home PC running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 it constantly crashes after about using it for only a couple of minutes. When I check the Application log on ...
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Apple TV mirroring performance

I have a MacBook Air (April 2013) and a new Apple TV. Mirroring of the desktop is alright if I disable my TV's post-processing of the image. But If I start a video (VLC or Netflix for example), the ...
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Why does VPN not work on Apple TV?

I have 2 internet networks, one of which is VPN. When I connect with the VPN network to Apple TV I get the following message: An error occurred loading this content. Try again later. When I ...
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Do I need Apple TV to stream wirelessly to my TV?

I recently bought a new TV. Now I want to mirror my MacBook Air on it. I don't need all the other fancy features of Apple TV (I don't have an iPhone/iPad, don't use iTunes etc.). Right now I'm using a ...
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Is Apple TV intelligent enough to stream directly from a NAS?

I'm considering purchasing an Apple TV. I understand that I need to include movies in iTunes in order to play them on the device. On my iMac, my movies are linked in iTunes over a shared drive to my ...
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Streaming Video Content/Conversion - MacBook Pro (iTunes) to Apple TV [.MKV to .M4V]

I have a few .MKV video files that I would like to be able to list in iTunes so that I can stream to my Apple TV device. I currently use the Beamer app (MacBook) to stream them across however I was ...